Had the canopy on my Sonerai not latch properly and it started to flip open on the takeoff roll tail up... Destroyed a fibro cone on the side of the strip with the tailwheel when I lost control while stopping it tearing itself off... lesson learnt immediately.. Give the flight a miss for that day..
What I sat behind for 150 hours in my Sonerai... Lots of engine gauges ony the two big for aviate and that 'expensive ' slip indicator.. Compass is attached to the canopy.
Long way forward to adjust QNH..
"Your comment about mobile phones I agree with. The RF output of a mobile phone is miniscule"
Back in the Dim Dark Distant past AMPS phones ( remember them) were high output.. You could light a fluro tube with them..so more than capable of spark inducing.. but even then I believe there was only...
Advice wanders ..it is natural on forums and I thank all who have contributed... At no time was I ever to run without coolant.. The reason for the prop simulator was to retain the motor in place in the plane with all cooling instruments exhaust just without the 72" 'food processor'. Plane is in...
Is it possible to use a flywheel as a prop substiute on my motor (Sub EA81) for testing?. I need to do testing in a domestic surround, and apart from saftey would be quieter without the 72" prop. making wind..